Center for Urban Policy Research

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The Center for Urban Policy Research is a public policy research institute housed at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, USA. Founded in 1969, it has completed over $40 million worth of research for governments and private foundations. Its work focuses on "affordable housing, land use policy, environmental impact analysis, state planning, public finance, land development practice, historic preservation, infrastructure assessment, development impact analysis, the costs of sprawl, transportation information systems, environmental impacts and community economic development."[1]

The scholarly articles and books published by the CUPR Press have been well respected by policy makers.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Center for Urban Policy Research ::: Welcome". Archived from the original on 2009-08-02. Retrieved 2009-08-16.
  2. ^ "Study Weighs the Pros and Cons of Curbing Urban Growth". The New York Times. December 15, 1974. Retrieved March 13, 2010.
  3. ^ Garbarine, Rachelle (August 3, 1997). "A New Report Tells Just How Preservation Pays". The New York Times. Retrieved March 13, 2010.
  4. ^ "STUDY OUTLINES N.J.'S HOUSING NEEDS." Philadelphia Inquirer December 8, 1983.

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Coordinates: 40°29′37″N 74°26′36″W / 40.493704°N 74.443457°W / 40.493704; -74.443457